Corruption in Sports: Part 2
By: Ellis Cashmore
Calciopoli: Italian football scandal implicates clubs, referees in match-fixing, bribery, corruption.
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NBA referee Donaghy bet on games, influenced others, served prison time. Low profile after release. Drama in 2019.
Pakistani cricket players, Butt, Asif, Amir, found guilty of match-fixing, receive bans and jail sentences.
Calcioscommesse scandal: Italian football probe, 24 players charged, including Andrea Masiello, sentenced.
FIFA corruption: Blatter indicted, banned, later acquitted in high-profile global scandal.
Olympic committee faces inquiries with allegations including conflicts, embezzlement, vote-buying.
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Tennis legend Boris Becker sentenced to prison for bankruptcy rule breaches, financial troubles.
Juventus faces 15-point deduction over player trading profits, part of recurring corruption issues.
Chinese snooker pros face match-fixing charges, Liang Wenbo, Li Hang banned for life. Stephen banned in 2013.
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